Cdr. Gerard Woelkers didn't grow up as a military brat, but he is the son of a World War II veteran. By taking orders to Germany, Woelkers is taking the opportunity to learn about his father's service and helping Frederick Woelkers close the book on this chapter in his life.
Recently Accounted For: Lt. Col. Charles M. Walling; Maj. Aado Kommendant; Sgt. 1st Class William T. Brown; Sgt. 1st Class Donald M. Shue; Sgt. 1stClass Gunther H. Wald; Staff Sgt. John E. Hogan; [DPMO]
Pritzker Military Library Podcasts recommendations: "Bryan Anderson: No Turning Back", "Rachel Cox: Into Dust and Fire", and "Anthony Swofford: Hotels, Hospitals and Jails".
The 3rd Veteran Stories Podcast is with Mr. Jim Hutson, and it covers his stories and experiences related to his service in the United Statues Marine Corps (1938-1966) during War World II, and his 28 total years of military service (China, Japan, United States, Vietnam):
The interview is with Elizabeth McIntosh. Part 1 (published in January 2010) covers her experiences serving in China while conducting operations against the Japanese. Part 2 (published in March 2010) covers her experiences with "Wild Bill Donovan" and Julia Child (yes the famous cooking author).